The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton; 548 pages


The year is 1913 and a little girl is found on the docks in Australia by the dock master. He and his wife take her in and raise her as his own.

Nell is now 21 and her world is completely shattered when she learns the truth about her past. Hoping to discover who she really is, Nell sets out to find her family.

Flash forward decades, Nell has passed away never learning the truth about who she is. Now her granddaughter, Cassandra, takes up the search to find out who Nell truly is.

My thoughts:

  • This was definitely not my favorite Kate Morton book but it was still a good one. I did feel like parts of this book were a little drawn out at times.
  • I liked how the story went back and forth between different time periods. It really helped develop the stories for all the characters.
  • I was able to guess bits of the ending but not the whole thing.
  • Overall, it was a good book and I’m looking forward to reading more by Kate Morton in the future!

Book rating: 4/5

Books read in 2019: 15/105

Pages read in 2019: 6,653

Not going to be reviewed:

Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

5/5 stars; 16/105; 7,014 pages read

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